Man found dead in snowbank in Inver Grove Heights

Police responded to a report of a suspicious incident around 8 a.m. Monday.
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Police are investigating a suspicious death of a man whose body was found in a snowbank in Inver Grove Heights. 

The man's body was discovered around 8 a.m. Monday on the 1300 block of 60th St. W., which runs just east of Interstate 494. Police arrived to the report of a suspicious incident and found the victim, who was in a snowbank on the south side of the road. 

"The unidentified white male was unresponsive and found to be deceased," Inver Grove Heights Police Chief Melissa Chiodo said in a release. The victim's identity and cause of death have not been released. 

The road was closed off for investigation, with local police being assisted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. 

Anyone with information about the death is urged to call the police tip line at 651-450-2530. 

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